Développement d'une infrastructure française distribuée pour la métabolomique dédiée à l'innovation

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Référence projet : 11-INBS-0010
RST : Dominique ROLIN
Etablissement Coordinateur : INRA Nouvelle-Aquitaine-Bordeaux
Région du projet : Nouvelle Aquitaine
Discipline : 5 - Bio Med

Aide de l'ANR 10 000 000 euros
Investissement couvrant la période de décembre 2012 à décembre 2019

Résumé de soumission

MetaboHUB is dedicated to innovation, training and technology transfer in the fields of metabolomics and fluxomics for nutrition and health, agriculture, environment and biotechnologies.

From 2013-2017, MetaboHUB harmonizes, implementes and up-grades the four existing platforms with common metabolomics and fluxomics tools, and methods in order to build a world-class national infrastructure.

From 2018, the infrastructure will provide to academic and private partners, standardized methods (website), a spectral database (PeakForest) integrated into an ecosystem of tools for data mining (W4M) and computer resources to reconstruct metabolic networks (MetExplore).

For Metabolomics, 2016 was dedicated to: (i) the annotation of spectral data from biological matrices and the acquisition of MS/MS spectral data reference compounds in order to implement “PeakForest”; (ii) sharing and optimisation of key tools in lipidomics and developing new and original quantitative assays; and (iii) developing tools for normalisation and for quantitative MS-based metabolomics. A proof of concept project with cohorts has been initiated to test MetaboHUB and contributions to other PIA projects.

For Fluxomics, the work focused on: (i) expanding MetExplore service; (ii) providing a collaborative platform for the annotation of metabolic networks; (iii) validating of a robotic platform for 13C -labelling experiments in microorganisms; (iv) validating a robotic platform to speed-up the preparation of labelled samples for NMR or MS analyses; and (v) improving analytical methods for sensible analysis of isotopomer distribution and a new approach to measure fluxes in compartmented cells.

For Bioinformatics, the work focused on: (i) releasing the Workflow4metabolomics infrastructure 3.0 (W4M) in partnership with the French Bioinformatics Institute (IFB); (ii) releasing the first version of the PeakForest spectral database to MetaboHUB; and (iii) releasing the centralised online portal for service.

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